Julius Boatwright

Julius Boatwright

Julius serves as Executive Director with the Will Allen Foundation. He’s a Board, Development and Program Committee Member with the Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh. Julius also volunteers for Pitt’s Young Alumni Advisory Team.

He’s a Licensed Master Social Worker who’s certified in Mental Health First Aid through the National Council for Behavioral Health. Julius also completed a Trauma-Informed Community Practice Workshop with Duquesne University through their Department of Psychology and Rita McGinley Psychology Clinic.

He’s received the following acknowledgements:

▪2018 Vision Towards Peace Entrepreneur Award
▪2018 NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania Dick Jevon Advocacy Award [Nominee]
▪2018 NAACP [Pittsburgh Branch] Young Person of the Year
▪2018 Get Involved!, Inc. Dr. Tom Baker Community Leader
▪2018 Allegheny County Council Proclamation
▪2018 Pittsburgh City Council Proclamation
▪2018 Thomas Merton Center New Person of the Year [Nominee]
▪2017 Pittsburgh Magazine/PUMP 40 Under 40
▪2017 BMe Community Genius
▪2017 Pitt School of Social Work Distinguished Alumni Rising Star
▪2017 The Incline Community Leader and Activist
▪2017 PEAL Center of Pittsburgh Emerging Grassroots Leader
▪2017 Allegheny County Council Proclamation
▪2016 Pittsburgh Public Schools We Promise Champion
▪2016 Coro MLK, Jr. Distinguished Individual Leader [Nominee]

Julius obtained his Master of Social Work degree with a Certificate in Human Services Management from the University of Pittsburgh. He attained a Bachelor’s degree in Communication from Pitt.